The Temple Institute Visitor's Center

The Temple Institute Visitor's Center

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The exhibition

For over 35 years, the Temple Institute (Machon Hamikdash) has been involved in Temple research and education. During your visit to the visitors’ center, located in the Jewish Quarter of Jerusalem’s Old City you will see:

  • Over 70 of the Holy Vessels which have been reproduced and are ready for the service
  • Exquisite original paintings of the Holy and its service
  • The uniforms of the Kohanim (Priests)
  • A breathtaking detailed 1:100 scale model of the Second Temple, created from marble, gold and copper. 

The exhibition was designed by expert architects and allows visitors to experience a taste of the glory of the Temple.

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based on 990 traveler reviews
  • Mordechai Snider
    Mordechai Snider
    July 31, 2019

    We really enjoyed this establishment. There was a guided tour, it cost a little extra but it was well worth it. There is air conditioning and the various things they have to show are unique and interesting. They did not a...

  • Rose Karotkin
    Rose Karotkin
    July 28, 2023

    It was a recording and paintings of interpretations of what former two temples were like. Interesting to see preserved garments and holy utensils and understand the layout.

  • Jigal sanders
    Jigal sanders
    August 22, 2023

    Nicely done. It's not allowed to take pictures. But very informative. The sound system could be a bit better though.

  • Maria Nunes
    Maria Nunes
    April 6, 2023

    The INSTITUTE OF THE TEMPLE. If you are in Jerusalem you must go to visit this museum, everything is related to past construction of the TEMPLE. All the details of how they had the Temple function. We went there with a...

  • Mike McDonald
    Mike McDonald
    August 1, 2019

    Very spiritual place. I enjoyed my time here. Not sure how anyone could have lived here in the summers though. They are brutal.

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